Will Ferrell makes beautiful music, ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ turns 35 and more of this week's best in pop culture

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams have one dream, to make it big at the Eurovision Song Contest. The two are ready to prove the haters wrong in the Netflix movie, “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.” The film also features an album with songs from Ferrell and pop star Demi Lovato. “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” premieres Friday, June 26 on Netflix.

“St. Elmo’s Fire” celebrates 35 years. The 1985 film had the most stacked cast of all the Brat Pack movies, with actors Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore and Rob Lowe. This move took the storyline beyond the usual high school and college scenarios. “St. Elmo’s Fire” is available to stream on Amazon and Hulu.

Check out the video above for more of “The It List,” Yahoo’s weekly look at the best in pop culture.

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- "The It List" is Yahoo's weekly look at the best in pop culture. With the coronavirus pandemic in mind, here are our picks for the week of June 22. Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams have one dream-- make it big at the Eurovision Song Contest.

- Fire Saga will be representing Iceland at Eurovision this year.

- I hate them!

- Absolutely terrible.

- They're old.

- Disgusting.

- [? People. ?] But we have no choice.

- So we're in.

- The two are ready to prove the haters wrong in "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga."

- Lars, you are a dreamer. My dreamer.

- Ah. We can't.

- Really?

- Romance. It ruins the bands. Fleetwood Mac. Ace of Base.

- The film also features an album with songs from Ferrell and pop star Demi Lovato. Dreamworks' "Trolls World Tour" is available for digital purchase. The animated singalong includes the voices of Anna Kendrick, Kelly Clarkson, and Justin Timberlake.

- Coming up with all these different styles and bringing them together was a big challenge, but a lot of fun.

- "Trolls World Tour" will be available on Blu-ray and DVD in July. A new documentary highlights the brave women who spoke out after suffering sexual abuse at the hands of former Team USA Gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar.

- Larry Nassar had been the team doctor for USA Gymnastics women's program for 29 years when we got these allegations about him.

- I was like, [? he ?] didn't see you. She said, yeah, he does it to me too.

- In "Athlete A," journalists and gymnasts uncover the toxic culture of abuse.

- USA Gymnastics, negotiating with Larry, agreed to lie to people, and that shows a cover-up.

- In 2018, Nassar was sentenced up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing women and girls for years. "St. Elmo's Fire" is celebrating 35 years.

- You know all those nights we stayed up talking?

- Mm-hmm.

- How come you never made a pass at me?

- The 1985 film has the most stacked cast of all the Brat Pack movies and went beyond high school and college into the real world. Sadly, it earned Rob Lowe a Razzie for worst supporting actor. Looking to add your board game collection? Funko Games has two new options, Pan Am and Godzilla. In Pan Am, you compete with other players and Pan American World Airways to build your own airline empire. Who's the most terrifying monster in Japan? "Godzilla: Tokyo Clash" strategy game allows up to four players to find out. The battle for dominance is on. Come back next week to check out Yahoo's "It List."

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